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A popular play : new and selected poems

Author: Cleatus Rattan
Publisher: Huntsville, Texas : Texas Review Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Poems from sonnets to free verse focus on pleasures and problems in ranch life and in west Texas, which include variations differing for generations returning to the ranch, and those family members  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cleatus Rattan
ISBN: 9781680030266 1680030264
OCLC Number: 898167220
Description: 194 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A popular play --
A myth --
A popular play --
A recitation --
Again for the first time --
Almost the last resort --
Ave Mary --
Before friday conflicts --
Bovine --
Bring back the clowns --
Class work in the office --
Cormorants --
Couchant Bryant --
Creation theory --
Destination --
Do I know you? --
Elegy for a former teacher --
Equality --
Genesis --
Good days --
Hard times --
Second tour --
How are you so glad to see you --
Requiescat in pace --
Incalculable --
Keeping up --
Kissing her --
Lines composed at thirty thousand feet --
Love song --
The Miss Mellowtones --
Motorcycle delights --
October song --
On a pedestal --
Posturing --
Quiz --
Redact: hail and farewell --
Repose --
Robert E Lee --
Rural track meet --
Sliding down --
Stunning --
The border --
The difference between good and bad --
The mayor --
The nerve of some people --
The overture --
The ring of Kappa Alpha Order --
To a dead fat comedian --
Grace --
Unplanned obsolescing --
Variations on a theme by Frank O'Hara --
Vineyards --
When pressed --
Whispers --
Why we divorce --
Windswept --
Will --
A Lot you'd care --
After Miriam --
All at sea --
Allure --
An annual solution --
An empty stadium --
Black as the pit --
Burning --
Clarity --
Connie --
Cynthia's reflection --
Dry --
Empty nest --
Entranced --
Family get together --
Family ties --
Future perfect --
Generations --
Glaring --
Good news --
Impressionable --
Incorporeal --
Longevity --
Maelstrom after surgery --
Me morning --
Mentsh --
Mother swinging by the house --
Neolithic --
No hunting --
Not so much --
Of course --
On Walden tank --
One wife --
Only thoughts return to the same true places --
Oration --
Outlaw stories --
Pap --
Playing the game --
Prospectors --
Childish --
Quintessence --
Quotidian --
Reasons to live in Cisco --
Reflections --
Revisited --
Screen saver --
Seeking shade --
Sirens --
Sudden light --
The Gulliver family curse --
The making of one more lawyer --
The perfect mate --
The price of perfection --
Traces --
What did it mean? --
What I think I see --
When I hold you, you fit --
Will --
With honors --
You can't depend on me --
Family vacation in the mountains --
At the O Club in Okinawa --
Bobby Davis' fate --
Christmas in Seattle on the eve of war --
Cosmic --
Discreet --
Family vacation in the mountains --
Friendly fire --
Honor --
I told him --
In a drug store in LA --
That look --
Toys --
The great Doak Walker --
A fiction --
Can these flowers live? --
Cisco is too far for a walking town --
The great Doak Walker --
Football in Texas --
Forecast --
I expect --
To make God --
Journeys --
Just cruising --
Nothing comes easy --
Only twice --
The blessing --
Three shades of green --
Saddle up --
A farewell party --
After scribbling --
All over again --
April roses --
Draggin calves --
Celebration for scribbling seems silly --
Evidence --
First light --
Free of the flesh --
Looking deep --
Grandsons of the pioneers --
On morning rituals --
On calf roping --
On roping, lusting, and blood pressure --
The middle --
Mornings --
Why Johnny never goes to ToAnticipation --
Ageless --
Beck's dead, damn 2000 --
C'est ne past --
Closing time --
December --
Father's perfect funeral --
From the East to high noon --
Just like that --
My time --
Nagging --
Older now --
Proleptic --
Remainder --
Tender mercy --
The Last Supper --
Too much death --
What isle of bliss --
When I die --
When it's time --
Where to see the dead --
Big words, pastries.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Cleatus Rattan.

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